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El Tigre for cheap Tapas

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Order una cana. You'll get a small draft beer...

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Charlottesville

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The Street Ceviche Stands are Safe to Eat At

Cartagena

Right outside the main gate to the old city...

Getting to Ometepe

Ometepe Island

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Railey Beach

Railey Beach

Few main things to know about this awesome paradise. 1)...

20 hrs of Spanish lessons, lodging, food - $150/wk

Antigua

Antigua is known for its Spanish schools. I remember...

Get Your Timing Right and Hit a Bocas Bound Hostel Full Moon Party

Bastimentos Town (Isla Bastimentos)

If you are going to be hitting up Bocas...

Roasted pig for breakfast

Otavalo

When I walked by Mi Otavalito early one morning,...

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Exploring Nerja and Frigliana

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